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February 25, 2020

Is it time to offer amnesty to Britain's illegal immigrants?

There are now a million undocumented - or ‘illegal’ - immigrants in Britain, many of them settled here with families. When Boris Johnson edited The Spectator, he argued that an amnesty should be offered to those who have been here for a long time. He retained the policy as London Mayor. Is it now time for him to implement it? Would such an amnesty be a bold expression of liberal conservatism - or a dangerous weakening of Britain’s borders and security?

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March 11, 2020

Coffee House Shots Live: Budget Special

Budget 2020: What will Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s first Budget tell us about the future of this government – and the direction of conservatism?

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March 17, 2020

Happy and Glorious? The Monarchy in the 21st Century

Prince Harry himself has said the monarchy needs to change; but has the royal family’s tumultuous six months resulted in the change that’s needed, or a turn for the worse?

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March 24, 2020

An evening with Prue Leith

Join renowned chef and Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith as she chats about her career in food with her niece, pastry chef Peta Leith, and her nephew Sam Leith, The Spectator’s literary editor.

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March 26, 2020

Embracing the irrational: An evening with Rory Sutherland

The big problems we face today could very well be solved by letting go of logic. Join Rory Sutherland, advertising guru and The Spectator’s Wiki Man, along with Fraser Nelson to discuss why the best ideas aren’t always the ones that make sense.

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April 2, 2020

An evening with Sadiq Khan

Join The Spectator’s Fraser Nelson as he sits down with London Mayor Sadiq Khan to discuss politics, his plans for London after Brexit and the future of the Labour party.

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October 27, 2020

Does Donald Trump deserve a second term?

Like him or loathe him, the 45th President of the United States has transformed American politics. Has Donald Trump earned himself a second term in the Oval office?

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October 9, 2018

The real Churchill: Andrew Roberts in conversation with Robert Tombs

Join us for an evening to see Andrew Roberts in conversation with fellow historian Robert Tombs to discuss his new biography, Churchill: Walking with Destiny.

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October 2, 2018

Women at work: why diversity is good for business

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October 2, 2018

The next Industrial Revolution: is Britain missing out and does it matter?

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October 2, 2018

Powering up: productivity in the digital age

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October 2, 2018

Earth, wind and fire: can clean energy really grow the economy?

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October 1, 2018

Going global: why Britain’s regions need direct links to the wider world

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October 1, 2018

What next for the over-60s? Social care and beyond

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October 1, 2018

How open is Britain?

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September 26, 2018

Are we heading for a no-deal Brexit?

Join Andrew Neil and a special-guest panel to discuss what sort of Brexit is on the cards. Are we heading for no deal - and what would this mean for the economy and your investments?

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September 24, 2018

Yes She Can: Ruth Davidson in conversation with Andrew Neil

Join Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish Conservatives, in conversation with Andrew Neil to discuss her eagerly anticipated book Yes She Can, which will explore the life lessons learned by some of the world’s most powerful women.

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June 28, 2018

Jeremy Hunt in conversation with Andrew Neil

Join Jeremy Hunt, the Health Secretary, in conversation with Andrew Neil, to find out more about the future of the NHS, the biggest challenges and opportunities it faces in the 21st century, and what it all means for our wallets.

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June 28, 2018

Anglo-Australian Relations in a post-Brexit world

As a new wave of protectionism sweeps the globe, can Britain and Australia lead a free trade fightback? What will Brexit mean for Anglo-Australian relations? And what can Britain learn from Australia about life and trade outside the EU? How should businesses respond to changes in society, here and around the world?

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June 21, 2018

100 years of air power: Britain and its military aircraft

As the RAF celebrates its centenary year, we look back at the technological, economic and social impact of the military aircraft sector on the UK. We also examine its effect on Britain’s place in the world – and ask what might be needed by air forces in the future.

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May 17, 2018

The Spectator Housing Summit 2018

The inaugural Spectator Housing Summit, chaired by Isabel Hardman, is a unique opportunity for housing professionals to discuss how government and housebuilders can work together to build more houses.

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May 15, 2018

One Night Only: Rod Liddle at the London Palladium

For one night only, The Spectator hosted an evening with Rod Liddle at the London Palladium, in conversation with Fraser Nelson.

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April 18, 2018

What does Russia want?

Join Andrew Neil and a special guest panel for an in-depth discussion about Russia's people, politics, economy and how the West should deal with the newly re-elected Vladimir Putin.

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March 28, 2018

David Davis in conversation with Andrew Neil

Britain is set to leave the European Union in March, 2019. Twelve months before this momentous event, join Andrew Neil as he interviews David Davis, the Brexit Secretary, on what to expect next year and beyond.

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March 26, 2018

The Spectator Health Summit 2018

The inaugural Spectator Health Summit, chaired by Alastair Stewart, is a unique opportunity for health and care leaders to examine and explore solutions to some of the toughest challenges facing the NHS and social care.

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March 13, 2018

The Chancellor's Spring Statement

On the day of the Spring Statement, join The Spectator’s Andrew Neil, Fraser Nelson and James Forsyth as they share their economic and political analysis for 2018 and beyond.

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February 21, 2018

An Evening with Steven Pinker in conversation with Sam Leith

Join us for an unmissable evening with the eminent Harvard Professor Steven Pinker, in conversation with Sam Leith, The Spectator’s literary editor, on the challenges we face in the 21st century and what we need to do to defend the values and ideas of the Enlightenment.

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December 7, 2017

The Spectator Christmas Carol Service 2017

Enjoy the festive spirit with beautiful music from the choir of St Bride’s and readings from Spectator writers in the stunning Sir Christopher Wren designed church of St Bride’s, known worldwide as the Journalists’ Church.

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December 5, 2017

Drink more fizz with Jonathan Ray

Join our drinks editor, Jonathan Ray, on Tuesday 5 December for an effervescent, fizz-filled lunch in the Spectator boardroom to mark the publication of his latest book, Drink More Fizz!

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November 30, 2017

Prosperity Britain: a Programme for Productivity

New technology is constantly emerging - yet the country's productivity stagnates. Why is it that the output of an average British worker lags behind our overseas competitors and what is the Government doing about it?

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November 28, 2017

Could cancer break the NHS?

Britons are generally living longer, healthier and happier lives. But as we grow older, more of us will have to battle long-term health conditions. One in two of us will get cancer. Is the NHS, which lags behind other countries on early screening and diagnosis, up to this monumental challenge? Or is the NHS – our so-called 'national religion' – destined for the scrapheap?

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November 27, 2017

What is the future of the Tory party?

Having so disastrously misread the public mood at the last election, are the Tories – divided on Brexit and much more – now hurtling towards defeat at the next one? Can they stop Jeremy Corbyn? What should they stand for and who should lead them?